Private Charters

Private Charters

Private Charters

Our connections enable us to offer you exclusive charter tours to some of the world’s most exciting destinations. Join our impressive line-up of conservationists, filmmakers, writers, academics and explorers.

  • Travel in comfort and style on the best vessels and trains chartered exclusively by Steppes.

  • Join our experts to ensure compelling insight and narrative to accompany your journey.

  • Our tours tread cautiously around the needs of endangered wildlife and respectfully navigate through the cultural maze of ancient civilisations.

THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS

THERE ARE FEW PLACES ON EARTH THAT CAN RIVAL THE WILDLIFE OF THE GALAPAGOS

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RICHARD DAWKINS

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Author of ‘The Selfish Gene’, and the three-million copy bestseller ‘The God Delusion’.

Richard Dawkins is the best-known evolutionary biologist in the world today and certainly the world’s best-known atheist. Join Professor Dawkins to discover why Darwin’s theory of evolution can be called the most significant realisation and see for yourself the unique endemic wildlife of these islands close-up.

In partnership with Globalista

18 October 2017, 7 December 2017,

15 December 2017

11 days from $9,610 pp

STEVEN PINKER & REBECCA GOLDSTEIN

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Steven Pinker is a Professor of Psychology at Harvard University and one of the world’s foremost writers on language, mind, and human nature. Dr Rebecca Goldstein is a recipient of the National Humanities Award from President Obama for “bringing philosophy into conversation with culture”.

Join two of the USA’s most celebrated thinkers on board the elegant motor yacht Evolution. Reminiscent of the romantic 1920s, taking 32 passengers in comfort and style around the islands.

In partnership with Globalista

9 March 2017

11 days from $9,610 pp*

SUE FLOOD

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Sharpen your photographic skills with Sue, wildlife filmmaker, former Associate Producer on the award-winning BBC series ‘The Blue Planet’, and contributor to ‘Planet Earth’. Her photographic career highlights include diving with humpback whales in the South Pacific, encounters with leopard seals in Antarctica, polar bears in the Arctic, and filming Zambian wildlife.

Join Sue on board the Majestic – designed with nine spacious cabins and huge main deck windows so you won’t miss any wildlife opportunities.

29 April 2017

11 days from $6,365 pp*

1 INDIA: DECCAN ODYSSEY TRAIN CHARTER WITH MIHIR BOSE

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In the company of an award-winning journalist and author, Mihir Bose. Travel on board the luxurious Deccan Odyssey for a truly royal journey. Explore the UNESCO site of Hampi, Badami and the holy shrines of Aihole and Pattadakal

Journey on board the Deccan Odyssey to see the splendours of India’s rich history and culture. Visit the historic monuments of Bijapur, seek blessings at the holy shrines of Aihole and Pattadakal, marvel at the splendour of Hampi, discover Nizami Culture in Hyderabad and visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of the Ajanta and Ellora Caves.

16 February 2018

11 days from $7,250 pp*

2 BAJA PENINSULA: GREAT GREYS VOYAGE WITH ART TAYLOR

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Voyage with Art Taylor, sailing the rich waters of the Sea of Cortez where whales and wildlife are in abundance. World renowned whale watching including grey, blue, fin, sperm and humpback whales. Join the expedition vessel Searcher for the best whale watching trip in the world.

A wonderful opportunity to explore this rich marine world with some of the best naturalist guides available. Art Taylor, owner and captain of the Searcher has been navigating these waters for over thirty years and is hugely passionate about the wildlife and sharing his unrivalled knowledge.

23 January 2018

14 days from $5,780 pp*

3 IRAN: LUXURY TRAIN CHARTER WITH MICHAEL PORTILLO

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In conjunction with Telegraph Tours

Travel in the company of Michael Portillo and listen to his enthralling lectures .Experience the epitome of luxury travel on board the Golden Eagle Train. Discover the ancient ruins of Persepolis and the world heritage site of Isfahan

Travel through the desert landscapes and ancient culture of Iran on board the Golden Eagle. An exceptional exclusive charter that combines one of the world’s most beguiling countries with one of its most extraordinary train journeys.

7 April 2018

15 days from $12,870 pp*

4 ARCTIC EXPEDITION CRUISE: WITH MONTY HALLS AND SUE FLOOD

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In conjunction with Telegraph Tours

Throughout the voyage, Monty Halls will share tales from his explorations in the Arctic and accompany you on expeditions to discover the geological wonders and native species of this region. Wildlife opportunities abound with polar bears, beluga whales and the Arctic fox. Professional photographer Sue Flood will help you hone your photographic skills so you can capture those precious encounters as you sail through this astonishing environment.

7 July 2018

12 days from $8,125 pp*

Book early to secure your place on our departures.

***[email protected] 844 769 0039***

*excluding flights, flights available on request at additional cost.